China'srecalls expand

August 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;8/20/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 7, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports that the companies in the U.S. are recalling the Chinese-made products from the international market following detection of chemicals in them. U.S. toy maker Mattel Inc. is recalling an additional 19 million toys made in China. As stated, some of the toys had unacceptable levels of lead paint in them. Gilchrist & Soames has started a worldwide recall of Chinese-made toothpaste offered free in hotels after some samples tested positive for diethylene glycol.


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